(20 ILCS 505/8a) (from Ch. 23, par. 5008a)
    Sec. 8a. No otherwise qualified child with a disability receiving special education and related services under Article 14 of The School Code shall solely by reason of his or her disability be excluded from the participation in or be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity provided by the Department.
    The Department, or its authorized agent, shall ensure that a copy of a student's then current individualized education program (IEP) is provided to the school district in which the student is newly placed by the Department. Upon receipt of the IEP, the new school district shall review it and place the student in a special education program in accordance with that described in the IEP. The Department shall consult with the State Board of Education in the development of necessary rules and regulations to implement this provision.
(Source: P.A. 87-372.)